In a splashy new twist, Overboard focuses on Leonardo (Eugenio Derbez), a selfish, spoiled, rich playboy from Mexico’s richest family and Kate (Anna Faris), a working-class single mom of three hired to clean Leonardo’s luxury yacht. After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when partying too hard and wakes up on the Oregon coast — with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and, to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work — for the first time in his life. At first miserable and inept, Leonardo slowly settles in. Eventually he earns the respect of his new “family” and coworkers. But with Leonardo’s billionaire family hot on their trail and the possibility of his memory returning at any moment, will their new family last or will Leonardo finally put the clues together and leave them for
Geek Music Episode 145: Paul Melançon
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to Paul Melançon. He’s currently running a Kickstarter with the help of Angela Webber of The Doubleclicks. It’s for a concept album about a cartoon band called The Get-Gos. The album, The Get-Gos Action Hour!, is a tour “from depression to destruction to a very strange sort of redemption. All this through the kaleidoscope of Hanna-Barbera, Amazonian shaman, and hamburgers.” He’s also been making music for over 20 years now, so we get into some of his history, including a hiatus he took that lead to the making of this
Contest: Win Dark Crimes on Blu-ray and Digital!
Jim Carrey commands the screen in this spellbinding thriller from the executive producers of The Revenant and Black Mass. When police officer Tadek (Carrey) finds similarities between an unsolved murder and a crime outlined in a book by famed writer Krystof Kozlov, Tadek begins to track Kozlov and his girlfriend, a mysterious sex-club worker (Charlotte Gainsbourg). As his obsession with Kozlov grows, Tadek descends into a deadly underworld of sex, lies, and corruption to find the shocking, deadly
Contest: Win Ready Player One on 4K and Blu-ray!
In the year 2045, the real world is a harsh place. The only time Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) truly feels alive is when he escapes to the OASIS, an immersive virtual universe where most of humanity spend their days. In the OASIS, you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone—the only limits are your own imagination. The OASIS was created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance), who left his immense fortune and total control of the OASIS to the winner of a three-part contest he designed to find a worthy heir. When Wade conquers the first challenge of the reality-bending treasure hunt, he and his friends—known as the High Five—are hurled into a fantastical universe of discovery and danger to save the OASIS and their
Contest: Win Rampage on Blu-ray and DVD!
In 1993, a breakthrough new technology gave scientists a path to treat incurable diseases through genetic editing. In 2016, due to its potential for misuse, the U.S. Intelligence Community designated genetic editing a “Weapon of Mass Destruction and Proliferation.” Dwayne Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, incredibly rare albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created super creatures tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with discredited geneticist Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his
Geek Music Episode 144: Insane Ian #4
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to Insane Ian. This is a banked episode, appropriately recorded on April Fool’s Day 2018 (which was also Easter), so we talk about non-timely stuff. I included a couple of tracks from his most recent release, Yet Another B-Side Collection, which was actually released the day we recorded! Also, his Reviewsicals album is currently available for
Geek Music Episode 143: dot.darkness
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to the members of dot.darkness. Their latest release is Polymorph, an eclectic mix of electronic music that started out as dumb ideas (their words, not mine!) and ended up as some really great
Contest: Win Chappaquiddick on Blu-ray and DVD!
The tragic and haunting events that defined the life of Senator Edward M. Kennedy unfold in the riveting thriller, Chappaquiddick. The film premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival to immense critical praise. The film’s all-star cast includes Jason Clarke (Winchester, Zero Dark Thirty, Everest), Kate Mara (Fantastic Four, 127 Hours), Ed Helms (TV’s The Office, The Hangover), and Academy Award nominee Bruce Dern (Best Actor, Nebraska,
ComingSoon has received the new X-Files 2 teaser poster, and it’s pretty fantastic in its minimalism. The poster features stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and the film is slated to release July 25. Read More
It’s a big day for Grand Theft Auto IV news, and anticipation for the game is only going to get higher as the April 29 release date nears. First up, we have the newest trailer: And then we have news of the Social Club website. Joystiq reports that this site will link wi Read More
Bowen Designs’ Marvel statue line began in 1998, and the company has been pumping out consistently amazing pieces ever since. They’re currently in Phase III of their licensing deal with Marvel, and this month sees the release of not one, not two, but SEVEN different Wolverine Read More
Wednesday night, director Chris Carter unveiled the new trailer for the X-Files movie sequel at his Paley panel in Hollywood. Someone in attendance managed to grab a video of it and throw it onto YouTube. Read More
Georges Jeanty has been the regular series artist for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 comic book from issue #1, but an old face from the Buffy comicverse will return to art duties, beginning with issue #16. Read More
Castle Crashers is an upcoming game for the XBox Live Arcade that’s being developed by Behemoth. It’s been highly anticipated for a while now and features adorably animated knights that hack their way through awesomely drawn levels. Read More
The next animated movie from Marvel won’t feature Ultimate versions or even classic versions of the publisher’s superheroes. Rather, the focus will be on an alternate-universe new generation of heroes—namely, the children of the Avengers. Read More
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